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Forbes.com, Northwestern MutualVoice Team 12/9/14
Nearly 90 percent of seniors want to stay in their own homes as they age, according to the American Association of Retired Persons. But as people get older, that becomes increasingly difficult. In the next 12 months, more than one in three people age 65 or older will fall, according to the National Institutes for Health and CDC. A new movement aims to help you keep your parents safe in their homes as they age. It’s called aging in place.
Dec. 1, 2014
Alure Home Improvement’s Kitchen & Bath Designer Sherry Gossett shares her five tips for universal design. She’s got a lot of helpful information for homeowners to consider. (more…)
OCTOBER 24, 2014
One of the biggest myths in the business world is that start-ups are no place for Baby Boomers, that aging generation born between 1945 and 1964. They couldn’t possibly understand the new social-media culture, new technologies or have the determination to beat their younger counterparts in the market. Yet credible reports on current trends tell us just the opposite. (more…)
As people get older and start needing day-to-day assistance, they must first decide what form that assistance should take: should a registered caregiver visit daily or weekly, should a home monitoring system be installed, or is it time to make the move to assisted living?
Resources from the National Council on Aging’s Center for Healthy Aging on National Fall Prevention Awareness Day and State Coalitions
Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths, unintentional injuries, and hospital admissions for trama. Falls can take a serious toll on older adults’ quality of life and independence. To recognize this critical issue, at the state level SRC 77 was passed in 2008 declaring the first week of Fall each year as Fall Prevention Awareness Week. (more…)